More Distributors Joining ECIA Site

ATLANTA — ECIAauthorized.com, the new distributor inventory search website launched in May by the Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA), is adding more distributors and compiling impressive performance statistics as the deadline for free member listings approaches. Less than two months remain for ECIA-member distributors to include their inventory on the site at no cost. Currently…

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Heilind Carrying FCI Products

WILMINGTON, Mass. — Design engineers are challenged to find high speed I/O solutions that deliver increased power, higher speeds and greater density. Heilind Electronics, the largest interconnect distributor in North America, offers FCI's high speed I/O products, including Mini SAS/SATA, SFP+, QSFP+ and optical transceivers and transponders. FCI's mini- SAS/SATA is a mini-multilane connector interface…

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Toshiba, Amkor Delay Deal Talks

TOKYO & CHANDLER, Ariz. — Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) and Amkor Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMKR) today announced that, in light of severe flooding in Thailand affecting the operations of a subsidiary of Toshiba, Toshiba Electronics Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., Toshiba and Amkor have jointly agreed to postpone discussions regarding the previously announced proposed acquisition by Amkor of Toshiba’s…

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Digi-Key, MMB Have Distribution Deal

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn., and TORONTO — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, has signed a North American distribution agreement with MMB Research. MMB Research harbors industry leading expertise and experience in wireless, embedded, and Smart Energy technologies. One…

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Microchip Launches Training Series

CHANDLER, Ariz. — Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced a worldwide series of technical training seminars—beginning in January—that will show designers how to easily adapt to changing product requirements by migrating a real-world application from 8, to 16, to 32-bit PIC® microcontrollers (MCUs). These one-day classes will…

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Avnet, TI Announce SpeedWay Series

PHOENIX — Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), announced today a five-city SpeedWay® technical seminar series focused on data converters. Taught by technical specialists from Avnet and Texas Instruments (TI), these free, one-day classes provide engineers at all levels with a methodology to more easily navigate the entire data…

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Honoring Veterans Through Innovation

High-technology is used extensively in military applications — we all know that. But it is also being used to improve the lives of veterans. An example of this effort was shared by Dean Kamen, inventor and founder of DEKA Research and Development Corp., at a recent industry conference. Kamen's company, DEKA, was asked by DARPA…

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Digi-Key Launches Mexico Website

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry’s broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today launched its fully-translated, fully-integrated website for Mexico. “Digi-Key’s mission has always included giving customers a truly unique, valuable experience whether they are speaking with a customer service…

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